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7 Scotland Players That Are Originally From Nigeria (Photos)

1. Ifeoma Nnenna Dieke

Ifeoma Nnenna Dieke is a 40-year-old Scottish professional footballer currently playing for Apollon Ladies FC as a football defender.

Born on 25 February 1981 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, Dieke is of Nigerian descent.

Dieke was eligible to play for Scotland, United States of America and Nigeria at the international senior level.

She was capped for the Scotland national women team years ago. Thirteen years ago, she scored a winning goal in a UEFA Women's Euro qualifying match against Russia in Nalchik. Dieke remained in Scotland's team for UEFA Women's Euro qualifying matches four years ago. When Scotland secured qualification for their first ever major match at UEFA Women's Euro four years ago, after several near misses, Dieke revealed that she would be retiring from international football afterwards.

2. Ethan Erhahon

Ethan Erhahon is a 20-year-old Scottish professional footballer currently playing as a midfielder for St Mirren.

Born on 9 May 2001 in Glasgow, Scotland, he is originally from Nigeria. He has played for Scotland at various international youth matches.

3. Chris Iwelumo

Christopher Robert Iwelumo is a 43-year-old retired Scottish professional footballer who last played for Chester as a striker.

Born on 1 August 1978 in Coatbridge, Scotland, Iwelumo's father is from Nigeria and his mother from Scotland.

Iwelumo was capped for the Scotland national team in the early 2000s. He was part of the Scotland senior squad that played the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Norway at Hampden Park thirteen years ago. He made his first international appearance for Scotland in a friendly match against Argentina the same year.

After his retirement from the world of football seven years ago, he began working as a football coach.


4. Adedapo Mebude

Adedapo Mebude is a Scottish soccer player currently playing for Queen of the South as a striker.

He is originally from Nigeria.

5. Daniel Ogunmade

Daniel Ogunmade is a Scottish retired soccer player who last played as a football forward.

He is of Nigerian descent.

6. Iffy Onuora

Iffy Onuora is a 54-year-old retired Scottish professional footballer and coach.

Born on 28 July 1967 in Glasgow, Scotland, he is of Nigerian descent.

7. Manny Panther

Emmanuel Ugochukwu Ezenwa Manny Panther is a 37-year-old Scottish retired professional footballer who last played as a midfielder for various Scottish football clubs.

Although he was born on 11 May 1984 in Glasgow, Scotland, he is originally from Nigeria.

Twenty two years ago, Panthers played for Scotland at the international junior level in a match in France. He was part of the Scotland squad that played against England in the 1999 Victory Shield.

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